William Edward ‘Bill’ Lumadue
Nov. 24, 1934 – Sept. 26, 2021
William Edward “Bill” Lumadue, 86, peacefully passed away on Sunday. He was born in Altoona, and was a 1952 graduate of Altoona Catholic High School.
In 1957, he joined the U.S. Army National Guard, serving for six years.
Bill married his wife, Colleen, in June of 1964, and recently celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary.
He retired from Conrail in 1995 after more than 30 years of service.
Bill was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. For many years, he was an active member of the Jubilate Deosacred choir. A lifelong supporter of the arts, Bill was an avid attendee of the Altoona Symphony and enjoyed following professional tennis.
A devoted husband and father, Bill enjoyed sharing his home with family and friends, as well as the company of his beloved cats, Beauty and Colton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mary Madeline and William Jennings Lumadue.
Bill is survived by his siblings: Mary Helen Eakins, Virginia Hart, Patricia (John) Gebhardt, Richard Lumadue; numerous nieces and nephews; his children: Jeanine (Kenneth) Womack, Paul Lumadue (Kenneth Smith) and Steven Lumadue; his grandchildren: Justin Lumadue (Mona Dooley), Ryan (Chelsea) Harshbarger, Rebecca (Peter) Moran and Victoria Harshbarger; and great-grandchildren: Emma, Landon and Aiden Harshbarger.
The family is holding a public viewing from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, at The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, followed by committal at Calvary Cemetery in Altoona.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Bill’s memory to Food for the Poor, 6401 Lyons Road, P.O. Box 979004, Coconut Creek, FL 33097, or online at foodforthepoor.org.
Condolences may be made at stevensfamilyfuneralhomes.com or the Stevens Family Funeral Home’s Facebook page.